Homeless Health Initiative Resources
Assessment and Treatment Alternatives (ATA)
ATA provides a range of forensic mental health services in Philadelphia and the surrounding counties. Call 215-405-2100.
Children’s Crisis Treatment Center (CCTC)
CCTC is a private nonprofit agency that specializes in delivering behavioral health services to Philadelphia’s children and their families.
Hall-Mercer Community Behavioral Health Center
It's dedicated to enriching the lives of people affected by mental illness or developmental disabilities.
Joseph J. Peters Institute (JJPI)
It's a nonprofit mental health agency providing outpatient assessment and treatment services in the area of sexual abuse.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Helpline
SAMHSA’s National Helpline provides round-the-clock free, confidential treatment referral and information services (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental health and/or substance use disorders.
Childhood Abuse Prevention
Prevent Child Abuse America (PCAA)
Prevent Child Abuse America is the nation’s oldest and largest organization committed to preventing child abuse and neglect before it happens. Programs and resources informed by science that enable kids, families, and entire communities to thrive—today, tomorrow, and for generations to come are the hallmark of this organization.
Stop It Now! Together We Can Prevent the Sexual Abuse of Children
It provides support, information and resources to keep children safe and create healthier communities.
Zero to Three — National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Families
Zero to Three is a national nonprofit organization that provides parents, professionals, and policymakers with the knowledge and the know-how to nurture early development.
Child Advocacy Centers
Bucks County Children's Advocacy Center
It promotes the rights, needs and interests of at-risk and abused children in Bucks County. Call 267-927-0639.
Montgomery County's Mission Kids
Montgomery County's Mission Kids is focused on easing the criminal justice process for abused children in Montgomery County.
Philadelphia Children’s Alliance
It's a resource for anyone concerned about helping sexually abused children or seeking information on the subject.
Child Protection Services
Bucks County Children and Youth Services
It receives and investigate reports of child abuse and neglect, provides temporary care, and develops community-wide social service programs.
Delaware County Children and Youth Services (CYS)
Delaware County CYS provides a wide range of services to abused and neglected children from birth to age 18, and their families.
Montgomery County Children and Youth Services
It investigates all reports of suspected abuse, neglect or dependency of children from birth to age 18.
Philadelphia Department of Human Services
Philadelphia DHS provides services and resources that promote safety, permanency, and well-being for children and youth at risk of abuse, neglect and delinquency.
Futures Without Violence
It has led the way and set the pace for ground-breaking education programs, national policy development, professional training programs, and public actions designed to end violence against women, children and families.
NCTSN Domestic Violence Collaborative Group
The NCTSN Domestic Violence Collaborative Group offers a variety of resources with a focus on domestic violence.
Philadelphia 24-hour Domestic Violence Hotline
The Philadelphia Domestic Violence Hotline (1-866-723-3014) is a free 24-hour resource for individuals with questions or concerns about domestic violence.
Philadelphia Domestic Violence is open during COVD-19
Call the Philadelphia Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-866-723-3014 for free, confidential counseling over the phone that provides safety, information and support for survivors in Philadelphia 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The National Center for Victims of Crime
It advocates for victims' rights, trains professionals who work with victims, and serves as a trusted source of information on victims' issues.
VetoViolence: Understanding Violence
It was developed by the CDC to provide grantees and partners with access to training and tools that focus on the primary prevention of violence.
The Center for Parenting Education
It educates and supports parents to do the best job they can to raise their children to become confident, caring, responsible and productive.
Guide to Child Reactions and Parent Responses to Child Sexual Abuse/Assault
Find suggested responses to common reactions children might experience after a sexual abuse/assault.
Guide to Family, Friends, and Partners of Older Adolescent Sexual Assault/Abuse Survivors
Find a list of common responses experienced by female survivors of sexual abuse/assault, and common phases survivors often go through.
Helping Survivors of Recent Sexual Assault/Abuse
Find information about the many ways you can help survivors of sexual assault/abuse.
Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR)
If you have been a victim of sexual violence and are seeking information, referral or resources, call 1-888-772-7227.
Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network
RAINN is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline.
Find definitions of sexual assaults, sexual abuse, sexual exploitation, and rape.
Women Against Abuse
Provides emergency shelter, transitional housing, referral and legal representation. Hotline: 1-866-723-3014 or 1-866-SAFE-014.
Women Against Abuse Legal Center: 215-686-7082, provides Legal representation, court advocacy, telephone counseling, referrals, victim’s compensation assistance
Women Organized Against Rape
Provides Advocacy, free counseling and education services for women, men and children who have experienced sexual violence. 24-Hour Crisis Hotline: 215-985-3333
Bucks County Housing Link
Bucks County Housing Group (BCHG) works to advance the interests of people with low-moderate income and people in crisis through the provision of affordable housing and related social service.
Delaware County PA Homeless Shelters
Provides a list of housing resources, including homeless shelters, supportive housing, halfway housing, transitional housing, day shelters, low income housing, residential alcohol and drug treatment centers.
Office of Homeless Services
Find information about the services offered by the Office of Homeless Services, and take note of the following hotlines:
Domestic Violence Hotline
Philly Vets Home Coalition Hotline: 215-923-8387
Your Way Home Montgomery County
If you are homeless or are in imminent risk of becoming homeless, please contact the Your Way Home Call Center.
Black History Month Panel Discussion: Housing, Homelessness, and Food Programs
Join Montgomery County's Black History Month Committee for a panel discussion about housing, homelessness and food programs.
Housing is Healthcare, MLK Day of Action Community Conversation 2023
Please join us as we discuss Housing Justice in Chester County and hear from our panelists Dr. Karen Maxwell Hudson, Program Leader at Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania Homeless Health Initiative, Bobby Watts, CEO of The National Health Care for the Homeless Council, and Diana M, a neighbor from the community who will be sharing their lived experience.
Blueprint to End Homelessness
The Blueprint to End Homelessness brings together community leaders to implement policies and programs to end homelessness.
Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity International is a nonprofit, nondenominational Christian organization that builds houses for the homeless worldwide.
Habitat for Humanity - Philadelphia
Habitat Philadelphia is an independently chartered affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International that builds quality homes in partnership with families in need.
National Alliance to End Homelessness
The National Alliance to End Homelessness is a nonpartisan organization working to prevent and end homelessness in the United States.
National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth (NAEHCY)
NAEHCY is dedicated to meeting the educational needs of children and youth experiencing homelessness through advocacy, partnerships and education.
National Health Care for the Homeless Council
The National HCH Council advocates reform of the healthcare system to best serve the needs of homeless people.